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Oil Market Analyst

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 176266 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: This role is designed to create and enhance trading tools intended to inform trading, marketing and sourcing decisions by evaluating and measuring fundamentals, technical and money-flow market drivers.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research refinery, exploration and production, transportation, arbitrage, and investor behaviors related to the oil and refined products markets.
  • Develop market trend data that supports and identifies trade opportunities
  • Strong knowledge and utilization of data systems analytical tools that drive trading/market strategies
  • Facilitate meetings/communication between stakeholders to ensure proper communication and important data flow
  • Understanding of derivatives trading
  • Analyze and advise on current utilization of derivative instruments.
  • The ability to leverage derivatives and create recommendations using derivative instruments
  • Identify and Manage Major Risks.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • High school Diploma or equivalent required
    • College Degree preferred
    • Economics, Finance or Engineering background preferred
  • Experience:
    • Prior experience building analytical tools that drive trading and/or marketing strategies required.

       

      SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Strong capabilities in MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint and other management systems building financial models.  Broad understanding of oil markets and trading strategies are required
    • Soft Skills: Good written and oral communication skills, team player, exceptional customer service, attention to detail, self-motivated, good time management skills, innovative thinking and ability to think outside the box, and excellent attention to detail.

       

  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Job Function(s): Musket 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.